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what a difference our efforts made in key states like ohio and wisconsin and nevada. >> i think without the efforts of organized labor, those three states would have been different. >> alisyn: that was the president of the afl-cio taking partial credit for the president's reelection win. exit polls show that he's right. let's take a look at the support from union households in three key swing states. the president won by 22 points in ohio. 32 points in wisconsin. and there was a 17-point spread in nevada. so what does president obama now owe the unions for supporting him? joining us is the author of "shadow boxing, government unions control america and rob taxpayers blind," mallory factor. nice to see you again. >> good to see you. >> alisyn: so that was richard trumka taking a victory lap, basically saying they turned out lots of support for the president. the president wouldn't have won without him. is he overstating the case? >> no. he's understating the case. it is unbelievable the amount of resources that the unions put out. they gave him a half a billion dollars and they had 400,0
done. >> sean: that was harry reid in his first post-election press conference. the nevada democrat, feeling perhaps more powerful than ever, saying that he is prepared to take steps to limit the republican party's ability to oppose initiatives in the senate. what happened to civility? clearly, harry reid has no plans to end the partisan politics. joining us with reaction, we have a panel here. you said this was a mandate to raise taxes am he wants to eliminate the filibuster and take full control of a body that didn't pass a budget in 3 1/2 years. >> less than 24 hour, this working across the aisle stuff is b.s. he is going to hijack everything so the republicans not only they have no voice, they can't do anything about it. they are not going to be able to do anything this. >> sean: can he pull this off? >> look -- what -- the obama administration -- look at the hole of what the liberals have been able to do so far. they have ram-rodded-- >>> i agree with all of that and the abuse and the accumulation of executive power has been unprecedented. can reid pull that off and take the fi
of voters has increased in colorado, iowa, minnesota, nevada, north carolina, and wisconsin. it looks like it decreased in 35 of 49 battleground states. the total turnout may be higher in 2008 when all the votes are finally counted. as we planned for, total minority vote share increased to 28%. our coalition turnout, women made up about the same percent of the electorate as in 2008. we got 65% of women voters. for lots of reporting about youth turnout, they continue to turn out and take control of their future. in virginia, we increased our youth percentage. in florida, voting rates increased to 16%, and we got 61% in 2008 and 66% in 2012. african american turnout and support was as high or higher than ever. in ohio, african-americans increased from 11% to 15%. we got somewhere between 9% and 97% in every battleground state. 71% of latino vote, the highest percentage of latino vote since 1996. in florida increase from 14% in 2008 to 17% in 2012. we increased our vote share in florida from 57 to 60, which appears to be a high mark for any democratic candidate. for the first time since the r
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